40 Under 40, Class of 2018

Garet Dinges



Job Title

Regional Key Accounts Director


  • Responsible for shipment of a single order of 120,000 orchids to more than 1,700 stores. All orders were shipped direct and had to be in-store to hit a specific date.
  • Oversees and directs the activities of ColorPoint’s field team that represents the company in the markets that it serves.


In His Spare Time:
While Garet still enjoys playing and watching basketball and baseball, his hobbies are centered around his three boys — Nerf wars, jumping on the trampoline and riding bikes.

Fun Facts

A Unique Career Path: Before getting into the horticulture business, Garet was a police officer and also worked in swimming pool distribution sales. “It’s a natural progression,” he jokes.